The Gamut

All of the ACLU blogs in one place

4 Years After Eric Garner’s Death, We’re Still Waiting for Justice

As the federal investigation into Garner’s killing drags on, New York City finally says it will take action.

By Johanna Miller
July 17, 2018

The Implications of Guns for Our Liberty

Gun rights advocates need to contend with the unintended consequences of expansive gun rights: a more intrusive government.

By Jay Stanley
July 17, 2018

Inside the Family Separation Legal Drama

Federal court blocks government from deporting any families it separated, lambasts official for "exasperating declaration."

By Stacy Sullivan
July 16, 2018

Black Lives Matter Is Still Here — And Avoiding the Mistakes of Their Predecessors

BLM’s decentralized movement goes far beyond the impact of a few major leaders — and that is the way the founders planned it.

By Jeffery Robinson
July 16, 2018

Why There Must Never Be a Speech and Assembly Tax

In Massachusetts, rally organizers are burdened by unlawful charges.

By Ruth Bourquin
July 16, 2018

Congress Can Stop Humiliating and Unconstitutional Device Searches at the Border

Warrantless device searches are skyrocketing. As the issue is being litigated, Congress can take steps to stop the practice.

By Neema Singh Guliani
July 13, 2018

The Supreme Court’s Disingenuous Funeral Ceremony for Korematsu

Instead of truly putting Korematsu to rest, the Muslim ban decision revived that shameful decision under another name.

By Carl Takei
July 13, 2018

Stop-and-Frisk Settlement in Milwaukee Lawsuit Is a Wakeup Call for Police Nationwide

Police must institute reforms to end biased policing and unlawful stops and frisks.

By Nusrat Choudhury
July 13, 2018

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